6th Circuit Reverses Lanham Act Holdings In Cloned Products Case
Mealey's (August 6, 2015, 11:22 AM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — Although an Ohio federal judge properly deemed two counterclaim defendants liable for breach of contract, the same defendants were erroneously deemed liable for misappropriation of trade secrets and violations of the Lanham Act, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 5 in a dispute involving cloned products (Kehoe Component Sales Inc. et al. v. Best Lighting Products Inc., No. 14-3347, 6th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13638).
(Decision available. Document #16-150817-012Z.)
The panel of Circuit Judges Richard Allen Griffin and Bernice B....